Manchester City changes loan policy for young players – New strategy adds ‘security and stability’
The City Football Academy has produced a plethora of talented young players over the past few years and as a result Manchester City has become the Mecca for aspiring footballers who dream of becoming future stars.
Due to the abundance of talented young people at City Football Academy and the City Football Group’s extensive network recruiting exciting prospects from all over the world, loan deal announcements have become commonplace for City supporters.
Players are regularly sent on a one-year loan to various clubs at different levels of the football pyramid as well as to other clubs across Europe which could provide an environment conducive to the development of young players.
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Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Yan Couto, Pedro Porro, Diego Rosa, Luka Ilic are just a few names among many who have been mandated for one-year loan contracts to gain significant first-team experience in senior men’s football.
However, according to a recent report by Scott Wilson of L’Écho du Nord, Manchester City management have decided to make a major change in their loan policy going forward.
Manchester City will now use a two-year deal for some of their young emerging players to give them a degree of security and stability beneficial to their overall development.
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This new approach from Etihad decision-makers is reflected in their most recent loan deals, notably in the case of 18-year-old left-winger Filip Stevanovic who recently joined the Dutch team of SC Heerenveen for a two-year term. years. loan agreement.
In addition, League One team Sunderland are also said to be in talks with Manchester City for Callum Doyle, and the teenage center-back will also move to the Stadium of Light on a two-year contract, confirming the Manchester-based club’s new roster. position on outgoing lenders.
There is no doubt that Manchester City are successful in producing some of the best emerging talent in world football, but only time will tell how beneficial this policy change will prove to be.
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